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Library services and resources to support your learning, research and teaching needs

Mā ngā hinengaro ketu o ia whakatipuranga e hura ngā mea hou.
The searching minds of each generation reveal new things.

LIBRARY 101 workshops – register now

LIBRARY 101 is a series of in-person workshops designed to introduce students to Library services and resources, and help students develop their research and referencing skills. Register now!

LIBR101: Navigating the Library – Tuesday, 23 July
LIBR102: Search Skills: Library Search | Ketu and Databases – Tuesday, 6 August
LIBR103: Referencing Skills – Tuesday, 20 August

These sessions are not recorded. If you are unable to attend at the given time, please consider checking out our online learning modules ResearchReady: University of Otago Research Skills for Undergraduates.

For any questions regarding these workshops, please email

Postgraduate Library Workshop Series – register now

Subject Librarians are running a set of information sessions and workshops specifically for postgraduate students.

Book now to secure your spot and build skills to enhance your research journey! Please be sure to use your student email when booking.

Registration and Zoom links

Library support for Endnote at the University of Otago

Clarivate, the provider of Endnote, delivers excellent support for Endnote via email and chat as well as training videos and FAQ s. The University Endnote subscription includes access to this service. From 1 September 2023, all educational support and troubleshooting for EndNote will be provided by Clarivate.  Links to the Clarivate website are available from the Managing Your References guide:

Managing Your References: EndNote

Whilst library education and troubleshooting for Endnote will be discontinued, library staff will continue to support citing and referencing.

Referencing – University of Otago Library

University software support for EndNote is available from ITS :

Endnote – ITS

What is Gen AI ?

Want to learn more about Generative Artificial Intelligence (Gen AI)? View the new Gen AI Library guide.

Gen AI Library guide

Publishing your research – unlock savings and open access in 2024

Publish in over 9800 titles across 17 publishers. Escape article processing charges (APCs) and unlock open access with our Read and Publish Agreements. Last year over 450 articles, by Otago researchers, were published open access under these agreements

What's new for 2024?

  • More agreements: now at 17
  • Expanded title list: over 9800 titles available
  • New publishers: APA, Geological Society, Microbiology Society, and 8 Brill titles
  • Upgrades: some agreements now include Gold Open Access titles
  • Extra discounts: enjoy additional publishing discounts on APCs for some titles not included in the agreements
  • OUR Archive: some agreements allow you to submit your articles direct to our institutional repository

What's in it for me?

Otago researchers can take advantage of cost-free open access publishing with no change to existing publishing practices. Eligibility will be confirmed on acceptance. Benefit from:

  • Increased visibility: open access articles gain wider exposure
  • Larger readership: reach a broader audience for your research
  • Higher citations: elevate the impact potential of your work

How to access this opportunity

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